SDG&E notifies thousands of customers about more potential power shutoffs

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – SDG&E notified about 33,000 customers Monday about more potential power shutoffs due to high fire risk.

The news comes after the National Weather Service issued a Fire Weather Watch warning from Tuesday 10 p.m. until Thursday 6 p.m. for San Diego County Mountains and Valleys and Inland Orange County. These areas are expected to experience moderate to locally strong Santa Ana winds.

SDG&E said the public safety power shutoffs will affect those living in high fire risk areas.

The San Diego utility said they expect the following communities could potentially be affected by safety power shutoffs: Alpine, Boulevard, Campo, Descanso, Dulzura, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Jacumba, Jamul, Julian, Lakeside, Mount Laguna, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Pine Valley, Potrero, Poway, Ramona, Ranchita, Rancho Santa Fe, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ysabel, Valley Center, and Warner Springs. To see a map of potentially affected communities, visit sdge.com/ready.

Categories: Local San Diego News, Wildfires